Ex-Nationwide Agent Seeks Quick Win In Contract Suit

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 5:12 PM EDT) -- A jilted Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. agent sought summary judgment Thursday in an Ohio suit accusing his employer of falsely luring in new agents with promises of long-term employment, arguing that Nationwide indisputably ignored the termination provision in his employment agreement when it fired him and took his business.

Former Nationwide insurance agent Matthew B. Frisch asked an Ohio federal court to grant partial summary judgment on a breach of contract claim in a suit alleging Nationwide attracts hundreds of new exclusive agents by promising them...
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